Food & Drink

Small Brewery Takes on Molson Coors Over Promotional T-shirts
July 3, 2019 at 12:41 pm

Summer should involve a number of ways to kick back and brush aside thoughts of all of the responsibilities that can weigh heavily on our hearts and minds. Some folks require fancy getaways as parts of their brain breaks, while others are just content to call on comforting furniture to help put everything into perspective.…

All Full-Time Team Members at Maple Ridge Farms Earn PPAI’s TAS Certificate
July 1, 2019 at 11:34 am

Thomas Riordan, CAS, president of Maple Ridge Farms, Mosinee, Wis., announced that through a recent company initiative, all full-time team members at Maple Ridge Farms have earned, at a minimum, their Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) certificates. The importance of PPAI’s educational programs was reinforced by Jodie Schillinger, CAS, executive vice president at Maple Ridge, who…

You Have to See the Printing Tech Behind This Beverage Startup
June 26, 2019 at 3:34 pm

While scrolling through Instagram, I came across an ad that that was actually worth stopping and checking out: Smart Cups. The product looks like a typical plastic cup, but the company uses a specialized technique to print the hexagon-shaped flavoring directly in the bottom of the cup. Just add water, and...

MTV Movie & TV Awards Gift Bag Was Promo Heaven For Companies and Recipients
June 19, 2019 at 10:19 am

Like the human versions of millennials, the MTV Movie & TV Awards, at 27 years old, are constantly looking to reinvent themselves and stay fresh. While the ceremony has gone through many category alterations, it has also upped its promo game, with this year’s celebration featuring a gift bag that, thanks to Backstage Creations, left…

Tic Tac Created a One-of-a-Kind Pair of Luxury Branded Cufflinks
June 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Since so many monumental occurrences are marking their 50th anniversary this year, it can be easy to overlook that 2019 signals the golden jubilee of the introduction of Tic Tac mints, too. Among the best friends to questionable breath, the one-and-a-half calorie delights are receiving an interesting promotional push for their birthday, as Ferrero, the…

BIC Graphic North America Enters Exclusive Partnership with Grillight
June 6, 2019 at 10:16 am

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., announced a new and exclusive partnership with Grillight. Grillight tools eliminate the struggle of holding utensils, flashlights, plates and food while grilling in low light or smoky grill conditions. Its innovative grill accessories were developed toe hand out from the crowd, while providing necessary solutions to common grilling issues.…